Bonduel Community Archives
108 S. First St.
P. O. Box 205
Bonduel, WI 54107

Currently open on Wednesday 9-5 & Saturday 9-4

Serving: Advance, Bonduel, Briarton, Cecil, Landstad, Navarino, Slab City, Zachow and surrounding areas.

Some information from brochure:
The Bonduel Community Archives is an affiliated member of the Wisconsin Historical Society. The Bonduel Community Archives receives collections from the public; serves as a historical and genealogy research library; provides perpetual care of the collection to safeguard its condition and availability to the public; assists the public to record information of historical value; and helps interpret historical information.

Notable references at the archives: Many cemetery listings and church records from the area. Has many of the local newspapers of the Bonduel Times from 1909. (Note: the Bonduel Public Library has the Bonduel Times on microfilm.) Family history resources include: a collection of obituaries and wedding announcements from the present newspapers and copies of family scrapbooks submitted to the archives. News clippings are sorted and filed by family name. The archives is collecting photographs of the area's first settlers and their families.

Bonduel Public Library
117 1/2 W Green Bay
Bonduel, WI 54107

Local newspaper on microfilm.

Naturalization papers from Shawano county are filed at:

Area Research Center University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
2420 Nicolet Drive
Green Bay, WI 54311-7001

Debra Anderson 414-465-2539

(Note: A file card index of Shawano naturalization papers kept at the Area Research Center in Green Bay is also kept at the Shawano Latter Day Saints Family History Center.)

Shawano City - County Public Library
128 S Sawyer St
Shawano, WI 54166

This Library has a reference room called the Wisconsin Room. It has a collection of newspapers on microfilm.

MenomineeTribal/County Library
Keshena, WI 54135


Tigerton Village Hall - Public Library
Tigerton, WI 54486


Shawano County Courthouse
Register of Deeds
311 N Main
Shawano, WI 54166


Vital records housed. Note this courthouse has the pre-1907 original birth, marriage, and death records. Notable fact: some vital records were never recorded at the courthouse, but were recorded at the Shawano City Hall.

City of Shawano
213 E Green Bay St
Shawano, WI 54166


Note: A complete index of the records contained at City Hall is also available at the Shawano Latter Day Saints Family History Center.

Shawano County Historical Society
524 N Franklin St
Shawano, WI 54166


Stockbridge-Munsee Historical Library,
Museum of the Mohican Nation
N8510 Moh He Con Nuck Road
Bowler, WI 54416


The "People From Where the Waters Are Never Still" have an illustrious history. The museum offers archives for study and research. The collection is arranged by era and is the most complete collection of information about the Mohican People. Located four miles east of Bowler. Open Monday - Friday, 8-4:30.

The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter Day Saints
910 E Zinger Ave
Shawano, WI 54166

Hours Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday 9-4

Genealogial Librarian - Marjorie Stoeher 715-526-3490

Excellent reference collection of local Shawano County ancestors research information. File card indexes of: Federal Census records thru 1910;
                       Vital records housed at Shawano City Hall;
                       Naturalization papers housed at Green Bay Area Research Center;
                       Some vital records housed at Shawano County Courthouse;
                       Cemetery inscriptions from local cemeteries.
An almost complete collection of obituary clippings from local Shawano newspaper. Book library of local history reference books.  Also has a file cabinet of local ancestors family group sheets, and donated family histories.

Diocese of Green Bay
1910 South Webster Ave.
P.O. Box 23066
Green Bay, Wi. 54305-3066
Sister Ella Kaster, archivist
414-435-4406 ext. 8186   Fax 414-435-1330.

Catholic church records for Wisconsin are on micro-fiche. Sister Ella does the research but she is so busy it takes awhile. She is a really great help to anyone, so please be patient. If you mention a priest she can find what parish he was in.

Thanks to Susan & Barbara for providing this wealth of information!